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Is the Best CV Format Paper Or Digital?
In our online world of job applications, is the best CV presentation no longer paper? Is the paper CV now dead, with digital CVs reigning supreme? Today we discuss the merits of using both a digital and paper CV format when applying for jobs, and whether the paper CV is a thing of the past.
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How to Pick the Right CV Format for You

You know the importance of having a professionally written CV when applying for a position, but did you realise that the CV format you use is equally as important? It makes sense depending on the job you are seeking or your level of experience, that the way you present and position information will change. For instance, if you are a new graduate or have limited work experience you might position your education near the top of the CV.  While for a managerial job, your relevant experience would be more important than your degree.


Then there comes the decision about which CV format you will use. Let’s look at the three main types of CV formats: reverse chronological, functional and combination.

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6 Common CV Mistakes to Avoid

Writing CVs is difficult so it’s not surprising then that job seekers can get it very wrong, particularly when they haven’t had to do it in a while.  Picture this you’ve spotted your ideal job online, you upload your CV and then wait for that all important phone call.  It never comes!

Sadly this is all too common, with highly skilled candidates not doing themselves justice on paper.  So why did you never get that phone call?  Here are 6 of the most basic CV mistakes that could have had an impact.

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